blockchain

Blockchain and its Impact on the Legal Industry

  Many experts say that the blockchain revolution is in full swing. Google search requests for the keyword “blockchain” have skyrocketed, cryptocurrency—blockchain’s most well-known tool—was the focus of a public discussion held by the U.S. Senate, and about a dozen companies have added blockchain to their name earlier this year and, in turn, saw their share prices […]

Best TV Shows to Binge Watch in 2018? Lawyers Share Their Favorites

  We are lucky to live in what’s been dubbed “the Golden Age of Television.” There are just so many networks putting out so many outstanding shows. It can actually be quite overwhelming trying to decide what to watch, and the trick is figuring out which of the hundreds of shows out there are the […]

Lawyers Share How They Take Vacations: Part Two

  Vacations and downtime are critical to staying mentally healthy—especially for lawyers. Of course, that’s not always easy. We recently ran a piece on how lawyers actually find time to get away, and we got such a tremendous response to the piece, that we’ve decided to share even more of their tips. Bottom line as we head […]

project management

Lawyers Share How Project Management Techniques Help Their Firms

Project management, when well executed, greatly improves client service and increases law firm profitability. That’s why Rocket Matter released Rocket Project Management earlier this year, a powerful workflow management platform that integrates with Rocket Matter’s case management platform.

summer reads for lawyers

Summer Reads: Lawyers Share Their Top Picks

  Ah, the summer! It’s time to relax a little (yes, that’s even possible for lawyers). For a lot of people, that might mean actually kicking back and reading a book. We asked lawyers what’s at the top of their reading list this summer. Here’s what they had to say: “I would recommend reading Seven Brief […]

vacation

Vacation Time! Lawyers Share How They Actually Get Away From the Office

  Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and this year, according to the American Automobile Association, more than 41.5 million Americans will kick off the season by traveling this long weekend. However, getting away is easier said than done. So we asked lawyers how they carve out vacation time while keeping their practices running. […]

horse sues former owner

Horse Sues Former Owner for Neglect; Seeks $100,000

An 8-year-old horse named Justice seeks just that. Justice is a plaintiff in a groundbreaking lawsuit filed last week against his former owner and abuser to recoup the costs of his ongoing medical care required after severe neglect. The 14-page lawsuit filed in Oregon state court on May 1st, 2018 by the Animal Legal Defense Fund […]

wellness podcast

Lawyers Share Their Favorite Wellness Podcasts

  Lawyers seem to really love podcasts. In fact, one of our most popular blog posts of all time was on the Top Ten Legal Podcasts.  Today, in light of the Legal Wellness Retreat coming up, we turn our attention to wellness podcasts. Here’s what lawyers are listening to for insight into how to live a healthy life: […]

sexual harassment accusations and due process

Sexual Harassment Accusations and Due Process: Does it Exist?

  The Harvey Weinstein scandal first broke in October of last year. And in the weeks and months that followed, the list of men accused of sexual misconduct in entertainment, the media, politics, and pretty much every industry grew exponentially. Even the legal industry was not immune. The news, according to Boston College Law School […]